2022 Was Good For Music
A look back at all the amazing music released in 2022. Not ALL of it, of course, just the best of it. As decided by me.
Arcade Cab Update
I’ve been tinkering a bit more under the hood of my Sega Naomi cabinet. Honestly, and I’m not proud of this, I spend way more time fucking with the wiring than I do playing games.
A brief hardware post talking about arcade joysticks from Sanwa, Seimitsu and Hori.
Review: Namco’s JogCon for Playstation
An old re-posted review of Namco’s cool but flawed JogCon racing controller.
Fixing R-Type LEO
The sound on my R-Type LEO arcade board went a little funny, and this is the tale of how I fixed it.
Fixing a Neo Geo MVS Board
I recently picked up an arcade cabinet and so I was pulling all my arcade games out of storage. I was somewhat surprised to find that some of them didn’t work right anymore, including my Neo Geo MV-1F board.
NFG’s Guide to NFTs
What is the blockchain? The blockchain is a distributed ledger, a list of transactions that’s made robust by spreading it around on multiple computers. Each transaction is duplicated, stored on many computers, and verified using complicated math. That’s it. It’s great for verifying transactions. A solution looking for a problem As a distributed ledger, the […]
Learning to Draw
Wherein I learn to draw by tracing stuff. =)
A Tale of Three Racers
I’ve been playing a lot of racing games lately. Three games, in particular: Horizon Chase Turbo, Hotshot Racing and Inertial Drift. These games could hardly be more different in their approach, and each has something to recommend. Hotshot Racing I’ve been following the development of this since it was called Racing Apex, and I was […]
Less a game than a graphical miasma, a visual trip, a thoroughly enjoyable romp that piles a crazy amount of style onto a game that seems desperate but totally unable to please.